The move is significant for the cloud industry as both Guruprit Ahuja and Sabarinathan Sampath have held leadership positions in key organizations since years. Their arrival will help cement RackNap’s position as the fastest growing cloud service delivery platform, enabling service providers to sell cloud services on their own infrastructure, as well as via third party cloud providers like Microsoft, AWS, Google, IBM, and others.
Guruprit brings to the table 25 years of experience in Cloud computing platforms, Data center services, and Software solutions. Prior to joining RackNap as CEO, he was Director of Middle East and Africa at Acronis. Guruprit has served as Director of South East Asia, India, and Korea at Parallels (now Odin).
On joining RackNap, Guruprit said, “Currently valued at $208.6 billion, the cloud industry is seeing a rapid growth. And, a new breed of service providers is adding cloud services to their traditional product portfolio as huge investments are being made into cloud space by industry leaders like Microsoft, Google, AWS and IBM. However, to do so they need a solution like RackNap that automates all their business processes.”
“In my role as CEO, my immediate focus is to establish mutually beneficial alliances with industry leaders like Microsoft, Google, AWS, IBM,,” he added.
Sabarinathan joins RackNap as COO, with over 18 years of IT industry experience, with specialization in Cloud Services Delivery. He will also head the Product and Technical Delivery function of RackNap. Sabarinathan joins RackNap from Ingram Micro Cloud (Odin), Singapore where he headed the Professional Services division covering Asia Pacific, Japan, and Russia.
“Our research has found that Cloud Service providers need help in choosing the right business strategy, and skilled manpower to be successful after choosing the automation platform for delivery of Cloud Services. In my role as COO, I’ll focus on extending to RackNap users our ‘Well Rounded Managed Services Package’, covering sales, marketing, billing, operations, and technical support and help them choose the right business model, target right market segment, select appropriate product portfolio; thereby increase their ROI, and be profitable.” said Sabarinathan Sampath.
RackNap is a Cloud Service Delivery and end-to-end Business Automation platform for cloud, datacenter, telco and web hosting industry. RackNap enables providers to sell cloud services on their own infrastructure, as well as via third party providers like Microsoft, AWS, Google, IBM – Softlayer, and more.